Most Practical & Productive Vegetable Gardening Tips
Growing your own vegetable is a healthy idea and if you’re new to this, take a look at some of the most practical vegetable gardening tips!
Before you begin gardening, you must observe the space you are about to use, correctly. How big or small it is? Which way the wind blows and how windy it is? Is it sloppy or shady? Take a look at every aspect of the selected area neatly and consider how you can use it. How many hours of sun does it get? Which spots are the longest sunny? Where is partial shade? How will you water the garden? How can you use rainwater? What is the pH level of soil and other nutrients in it? How you can use the space more efficiently and what is the average temperature and in which zone your area falls into?
Jot down these questions and try to find out all the answers. Once you ferret out the details, the chances of your success as a gardener will increase.
2. Grow Vertical
Grow vertical, especially if you’re running out of space. Apart from saving space, there are many other benefits of vertical planting: less or no fungal diseases, improved air circulation means healthy and more productive plants, ease in harvesting.
A thick layer of mulch is also necessary for your garden to help retain moisture. Mulching provides warmth on cold days and chills in the hot. It protects roots from the harsh sun and gradually decaying lowest portion of mulch enriches the soil too.